Golfing at the Federal Territory of Labuan


Labuan is one of the 3 Federal Territories of Malaysia. This is a tax-free financial hub of the country where most people usually come here for business purposes. Labuan is known for having one of the most natural landscape environments in the country while it is also home to some of the major, international financial institutions from around the world.

A close-knitted community for golf players

The island of Labuan is typically a small place where you will find that most of the places and landmarks located very closely with one another. It is also home to one of the world’s top wreck diving sites. A lot of visitors come to Labuan to visit the sites throughout the year. There are in general 4 main wreck sites with which 2 can be easily accessed which are dated back to the Second World War. These attractions make Labuan a common place for visitors while the rich natural surroundings make for a great golfing destination as well including the 2015 Labuan Amateur Open where junior ladies golfer Jacqueline Nickels were among the winners.

World-class resorts and golf course

As Labuan is a Federal Territory, you will find that the facilities here are very much world class where you will find some of the most technologically advanced structures around the country. Here you will find some of the most beautiful beaches while there are also many trips to the nearby islands of Sabah and such. As it is typically a business center, many come here for meetings, seminars, workshops and other business-related trips. This is where you will find that there are actually some options for recreation where you can enjoy water sports or for the corporate people, a trip out to the greens for a game of golf.

Golfing options in Labuan

There are not many choices when it comes to golf in Labuan and hence you will pretty much have to be content to go to the only course here, which is The Labuan International Golf Club. Here, you will be able to enjoy the best of nature with the rolling clouds as your backdrop while you indulge in the only 18-hole international golf course on the island.

The Labuan International Golf Club is set over more than 200 acres of land engulfed within the landscapes of nature’s best. Here, you will be greeted with some of the most mesmerizing sights over the 72-golf course coming from the design tables of Parslow & Winter Golf Course Design.

There will be all the facilities that you will need when playing golf at the Labuan International Golf Club. Caddy services are available where you will be welcomed at the clubhouse that will cater to all your needs. The Pro Shop is available if you are looking for any apparel or equipment that you need. They provide golf set rentals and other accessories too. If you are looking to get in some swings, you can use the driving range that comes with 16 carpet practice bays. On weekends, they provide 22 grass practice bays. Golf ball rates here are RM13 and RM7 for 100 and 50 balls respectively.

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